Top
Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
Madhyamam
    keyboard_arrow_down
    Login
    exit_to_app
    exit_to_app
    Homechevron_rightWorldchevron_rightAustralian arrested in ...

    Australian arrested in China for 'espionage': foreign minister

    text_fields
    bookmark_border
    Australian arrested in China for espionage: foreign minister
    cancel

    Sydney: An Australian academic has been arrested in China on suspicion of "espionage", foreign minister Marise Payne said Tuesday, in a development sure to deepen tensions between the two countries.

    Yang Hengjun had been held in Beijing for several months without charge, but Payne said the author and scholar had been formally arrested on 23 August.

    "We have serious concerns for Dr Yang's welfare, and about the conditions under which he is being been held," she said in a statement.

    Show Full Article
    TAGS:
    Web Title - Australian arrested in China for 'espionage': foreign minister
    Next Story